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Ben Lau [Qt Champion 2016]

Multithreaded Programming with Future & Promise

Published Tuesday April 18th, 2017 | 10 Comments on Multithreaded Programming with Future & Promise
Posted in Community, Dev Loop | Tags: ,

This is a guest post by 2016 Qt Champion Ben Lau. Ben has a long history with Qt, and many interesting projects on GitHub. Here’s an idea from him on making multithreading simpler in some cases. The Basics Multithreading programming may not be difficult at the first glance. You have to pay attention to your shared […]

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Tero Kojo

Qt World Summit 2017 Early Bird Tickets Now Available!

Published Wednesday April 12th, 2017 | 6 Comments on Qt World Summit 2017 Early Bird Tickets Now Available!
Posted in Biz Circuit, Dev Loop, Qt World Summit | Tags:

Build for Tomorrow Deliver Today The 14th annual Qt World Summit is returning to Berlin! Be sure to join the Qt event of the year taking place 10-12 of October at bcc, Berlin Congress Center. Get ready for five tracks of inspiration as we bring the latest details on what is happening with Qt. From innovative […]

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Eric Bader, Product Manager, Esri [Qt Customer]

ArcGIS Runtime SDK 100.0 by Esri is here

Published Wednesday April 12th, 2017 | 1 Comment on ArcGIS Runtime SDK 100.0 by Esri is here
Posted in Biz Circuit, Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, C++, cross-platform, Customers, Dev Loop, Qt 3D | Tags:

In 100.0, Qt developers have even more capabilities for adding mapping and geographic analysis to native apps than ever before. 3D geographic visualization, 2D vector tiled basemap support, enriched error handling in the API, and additional geoprocessing tools are just a few of the new highlights. Esri is proud to announce the commercial release of ArcGIS […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.9 Beta Released

Published Friday April 7th, 2017 | 35 Comments on Qt 5.9 Beta Released
Posted in Dev Loop, Releases

I am pleased to announce that Qt 5.9 Beta is now released. Convenient binary installers are available for trying out the cool new features coming in Qt 5.9. With this release we are adjusting the release process to make it easier for users to check out the upcoming release conveniently using the online installer.  Qt […]

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Andy Nichols (nezticle)

Getting more out of Qt Quick with OpenVG

Published Friday March 31st, 2017 | 4 Comments on Getting more out of Qt Quick with OpenVG
Posted in Declarative UI, Dev Loop, Embedded, Graphics, Qt Quick

In Qt 5.9 is now possible to render Qt Quick applications with OpenVG when using hardware that supports it. This is made possible by a new scene graph adaptation that uses EGL and OpenVG to render Qt Quick scenes.  When using Qt for Device Creation, it means that it now be possible to run with graphics hardware […]

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Jesús Fernández

WebGL streaming in a Raspberry PI Zero W

Published Friday March 24th, 2017 | 22 Comments on WebGL streaming in a Raspberry PI Zero W
Posted in Dev Loop, Qt Quick 2.0, WebGL | Tags: ,

A week ago I received my Raspberry Pi Zero W to play a bit with some IoT device. The specs of this small device computer are the following: 1GHz, single-core CPU 512MB RAM Mini HDMI and USB On-The-Go ports Micro USB power HAT-compatible 40-pin header Composite video and reset headers CSI camera connector But the […]

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Laszlo Agocs

Boosting performance with shader binary caching in Qt 5.9

Published Thursday March 23rd, 2017 | 3 Comments on Boosting performance with shader binary caching in Qt 5.9
Posted in Dev Loop, Graphics, OpenGL, Painting, Qt Quick

Now that Qt 5.9 is getting closer, let’s take a look at a minor but immensely useful improvement to the basic OpenGL enablers that form the foundation of Qt Quick and the optional OpenGL-based rendering path of QPainter. Those looking at the documentation snapshots for 5.9 may have already come across some new functions in […]

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Marco Piccolino [QtMob community manager]

QtMob: Qt mobile application development becomes easier

Published Tuesday March 21st, 2017 | 3 Comments on QtMob: Qt mobile application development becomes easier
Posted in Community, Dev Loop, Mobile | Tags: , , , ,

As a professional mobile application developer you probably already know by now how awesome Qt makes most of your daily job. Yet, things like finding that useful (but undocumented) qmake option, deciding upon the application architecture to use for your next project, implementing native extensions on Android and iOS, checking whether a suitable library for […]

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